Apex Mining Co., Inc. (AMCI) releases its second tranche financial assistance amounting to two hundred thousand pesos (P200,000.00) each to the local Inter-Agency Task Force of the Province of Davao de Oro and Municipality of Maco of the same province.

The company also budgeted additional fund amounting to PhP 1,086,800.00 for distribution of sack of rice to its host and neighboring barangays.  This week, APEX distributed sacks of rice to seven (7) barangays in Maco, Davao de Oro intended for the two thousand four hundred eighty (2,480) families as beneficiaries. There will be a next round of rice deliveries to accomplish its target for the remaining 9 barangays.  The company also allocated additional budget for the distribution of hand sanitizers and disinfectants to community frontliners and Barangay Emergency Responders where twenty-five (25) Community Quarantine Checkpoints will received one (1) gallon of hand sanitizer and disinfectants weekly.

 Kingking Mining Corporation (KMC) provides rice and face masks to ninety-five (95) households that have been identified by the Office of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) and the Napnapan Masaka Tribal Organization as among the poorest IPs in barangay Napnapan, Pantukan, Davao de Oro.

 King Eagle Exploration and Mining Corporation turned-over thirty (30) sacks of rice to each LGUs; Brgys. Magdum & Pandapan of Tagum City, Davao del Norte; and Municipality of Pantukan of Davao de Oro for distribution to their respective one hundred fifty (150) beneficiaries/households/constituents.  Also, three hundred sixty (365) kilograms of fresh bangus were distributed to ten (10) barangays in the Municipality of Pantukan  and four (4) Municipal Police Office within Davao de Oro. The company also provides meals (lunch and dinner) to the frontliners assigned in some checkpoints in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.

MGBXI has been monitoring the said activities of the mining companies in the Davao Region for the sixth week already from start of the Realignment of the SDMP Funds. “We are happy about the contribution of the mining companies and their steadfast commitment to help in this fight against this Covid19 pandemic.,” says MGBXI Regiona Director, Atty. Jasper Alberto H. Lascano, EnP, CESE.

As of May 5, 2020, week 6, below is the total budget utilization and its percentage:

Mining CompaniesRealigned SDMP Budget, PhPBudget Utilized, PhPUtilization Percentage
Apex Mining Co., Inc.3,797,396.003,163,438.0083.3 %
Austral-Asia Link Mining Corp.      29,000.00     29,000.00100.0 %
Kingking Mining Corporation      50,000.00     40,734.0081.5 %
Napnapan Mineral Resources, Inc.   113,500.00   113,495.5099.9%
King Eagle Exploration and Mining Corporation   774,000.00    546,650.0070.6%
TOTAL4,763,896.003,893,317.5081.7 %

Photo Documentation: – Apex Mining Company, Inc.

April 30, 2020 – Gov. Jayvee Tyron L. Uy received the 2nd Tranche of Financial Assistance worth Php 200,000 for the Provincial Government’s intervention to fight the Covid-19 pandemic from Apex Mining Company’s Vice President for Corporate Administration, Ms. Emelita C. Fabro, at the Provincial Governor’s Office, Nabunturan, Davao de Oro.
May 1, 2020 – Mayor Alvera Veronica Rimando and Vice-Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire Rimando of Maco, Davao de Oro, received the 2nd Tranche Financial Assistance worth Php 200,000 from Apex Mining Company’s VP for Corporate Administration, Ms. Emelita C. Fabro at Brgy. Binuangan, Maco Davao de Oro.
Mainit, Maco, Davao de Oro – Punong Barangay Michelle Lim (checkered poloshirt), together with her Barangay Kagawads, received the 60 sacks of rice intended to the residents of the barangay, given by Apex Mining Company Inc (AMCI) on May 2, 2020, through Engr. Ferdinand B. Dobli, AMCI ComRel Manager.
New Leyte, Maco, Davao de Oro – Punong Barangay Isidro Relator, Jr. received the 90 sacks of rice intended to the residents of Barangay New Leyte on May 2, 2020.

Photo Documentation: – Kingking Mining Corporation

Turnover of relief/food packages for the barangay frontline workers through Barangay Council of BLGU-Napnapan, Pantukan, Davao de Oro.
Turnover of relief/food packages for IP families through Napnapan Mansaka Tribal Organization.

Documentation: King Eagle Exploration and Mining Corporation

Turned-over 30 sacks of rice to the Punong Barangay of BLGU-Magdum, Tagum City for distribution to its constituents.
Turned-over 30 sacks of rice to the Barangay Officials of BLGU-Pandapan, Tagum City for distribution to its constituents.
Turned-over 30 sacks of rice to the Municipality of Pantukan for distribution to its constituents.
Distribution of fresh bangus to the host and neighboring communities and non-impact barangays and other stakeholders.
Provision of meals (lunch & dinner) for the frontliners assigned in the checkpoints within Tagum City, Davao del Norte started April 14, 2020 up to present.
Provision of meals (lunch & dinner) for the frontliners assigned in the checkpoints within Tagum City, Davao del Norte started April 14, 2020 up to present.